Basic Gear-Pair Arrangements

Use Add Gear-Pair for different gear arrangements.

A)Two gears, with fixed centres
B)One gear orbits around a gear with a fixed centre.

Use the same command for each gear arrangement.

Videos : Add Gear-Pair command

Standard Gear-Pair

 

Tutorial 14:

Add Gear-Pair - Standard

 

Orbiting Gear-Pair

 

Tutorial 14:

Add Gear-Pair - Orbiting

 

Gear-Mesh: Videos Examples

We can use the Gear-Pair dialog-box to get these different gear-arrangements.

Gear-Pair: Fixed Centres

Mesh: External

Mesh: Internal

Step Down:

# Teeth Gear 1 < Gear 2

Step Up:

# Teeth Gear 1 > Gear 2

Step Up:

# Teeth Gear 1 > Gear2

Step Down:

# Teeth Gear 1 < Gear2

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Click to play each video

Gear-Pairs: Orbiting Centres

 

Mesh: External

Mesh: Internal

# Teeth: Gear 1 < Gear 2

# Teeth: Gear 1 > Gear 2

# Teeth: Gear 1 > Gear2

# Teeth: Gear 1 < Gear2

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